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    JCD leader dies in custody

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on March 13, 2018

    A Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leader died in custody on Monday just six days after his arrest while he was returning from a demonstration organised by...

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    Tortured minor domestic help rescued, three held

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on March 05, 2018

    Police in Barisal rescued a brutally tortured  minor domestic help from Bazar Road area in the city and detained three persons allegedly involved with the...

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    Migration policies can amount to ill-treatment, torture: UN rights expert

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25am on March 03, 2018

    Increasingly obstructive laws, policies and practices have pushed migrants towards irregular pathways and methods marked by an escalating prevalence of torture and ill-treatment, the United...

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    Torture institutionalised in Bangladesh: ALRC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on February 28, 2018

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre, a legal and rights organisation based in Hong Kong, has said that torture has been institutionalised in Bangladesh....

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    Khulna court orders reinvestigation 

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:20am on February 28, 2018

    A court here on Tuesday ordered reinvestigation into the incident where eyes of a man were allegedly gouged out by police for his failure to...

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    DU should seek legal redress in student torture case

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 28, 2018

    THE decision of the disciplinary committee of the University of Dhaka recommending that seven university unit Chhatra League activists, accused of torturing another student in...

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    Amendment to anti-torture law to hinder HR protection, says ASK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on January 10, 2018

    Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra on Tuesday in a statement deplored the police proposal of bringing some changes to the Torture and Custodial Death...

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    Police demand for impunity, changes in law atrocious

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 10, 2018

    THE police again put forth the demand for immunity from prosecution for acts of torture by police officers by way of making flexible the Torture...

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    Case filed against six for torturing guardian at school

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:35am on January 09, 2018

    A case was filed with Cox’s Bazar model police station against six people, including headmaster of Khorolia High School, Khorolia KG and Pre-cadet Model High...

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    Disappearances, extrajudicial killing, torture go unabated

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:05am on December 10, 2017

    Bangladesh joins the world in observing the Human Rights Day today with continued incidents of enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killing, torture and unlawful detention in the...